Damoun A. Rezai, MD, MHA
EMC Family Medicine Faculty
Director of Medical Education and Clerkship,
Borrego Community Health
Dr. Rezai is a first-generation physician from a family of Iranian immigrants. His medical philosophy was significantly influenced by witnessing the hardships of poverty during his youth, and as a result he is dedicated to the mission of “helping every living person THRIVE.” Dr. Rezai obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of California, Riverside before receiving his Medical Degree from Ross University School of Medicine. He then conducted research at La Jolla Institute of Allergy & Immunology before obtaining a Masters in Health Administration from Walden University. Dr. Rezai was also a resident in Eisenhower Medical Center’s inaugural class, graduating in 2016.
Dr. Rezai is devoted to the Los Angeles and Coachella Valley communities. He has published multiple chapters in Swanson’s Family Medicine Review, volunteered at local high schools, the Special Olympics, California CareForce and Volunteers in Medicine. He lectures on a variety of health care topics at venues throughout the Valley and plays an active role in mentoring future health care providers.